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Michael Jordan -- '88 Dunk Contest Was RIGGED ... Says ESPN's 'Sports Guy'

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Michael Jordan should NOT have won the '88 Slam Dunk contest -- and only emerged victorious because the whole thing was RIGGED... so says ESPN's Bill Simmons. The Sports Guy was in L.A. for the ESPYs when our photog asked the…

Home Run Derby Participants 2014: Key Stats to Know for MLB Slugging Exhibition

One of the things that separates Major League Baseball's Home Run Derby from the NBA's Slam Dunk Contest is that superstars are still willing and able to appear in the former. All you have to do is look at the field for this year's event...Show More Summary

Is the home run derby going the way of the NBA’s slam dunk contest?

8 months agoSports : The Early Lead

On July 15, Target Field will host baseball’s all-star game, and almost all of the sport’s brightest stars will come out to shine. The home run derby, to be held the night before, won’t be quite so blinding. Two of baseball’s biggest names, the Angels’ Mike Trout and the Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera, have already declined to […]

Utah's Jeremy Evans Sets Vertical Record at P3 Sports Science Institute

Just by looking at this picture, it's easy to see how Jeremy Evans won the 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Not too long after Andrew Wiggins wowed everyone with his vertical leap at the P3 Sports Science Institute, Evans has answered by topping him. Show More Summary

Lakers Forward Nick Young Dazzles with 360º Reverse Layup Against Marc Gasol (Video)

11 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

The NBA doesn’t have an official layup contest. Every year at the All-Star Weekend extravaganza, there is a three-point contest and slam dunk contest, but layups don’t get any love. Now, I’m not necessarily saying they should have a layup contest, because frankly a layup contest would look pretty weird. However, I will say that, […]

Dunk of the Night: Wednesday, April 9

Phoenix Suns shooting guard Gerald Green has once again taken over the Dunk of the Night award. The 2007 Slam Dunk Contest champ once again wowed his fans by charging the baseline and finishing with a double-pump jam against the New Orleans Pelicans. Read more NBA news on

Utah Jazz Youngster Unveils Original Art Collection Before Game

Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans is best known as the 2012 winner of the Slam Dunk Contest, but that may change soon enough. The 26-year-old has added a mean artistic ability to his off-court repertoire, establishing himself as a multitalented...Show More Summary

Gerald Green Alley-Oops Himself for Huge Dunk Against Portland Trail Blazers

Phoenix Suns shooting guard Gerald Green cares not for your precious gravity! The 2007 NBA Slam Dunk Contest winner tossed the ball off the backboard to himself and slammed it home against the Portland Trail Blazers. With the Suns fighting for their playoff lives, they can use as many Green dunks as he can give them. Read more NBA news on

The Ohio Valley Conference Is Getting Feisty On Twitter

11 months agoSports : Deadspin

The Ohio Valley Conference is having its moment. Last night Murray State won the tournament while Eastern Kentucky's Marcus Lewis won the college slam dunk contest, and tonight the conference hosts the women's Final Four in Nashville. Read more...

College Slam Dunk Contest Highlights (VIDEO)

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College Slam Dunk Contest 2014 (PHOTOS)

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Marcus Lewis Won The College Slam Dunk Contest, Adreian Payne Won Our Hearts

Eastern Kentucky’s Marcus Lewis made a lot of people shout the letter O last night at the 2014 College Slam Dunk Contest, and for that he was declared the big winner and will go down in history as the guy who dunked better than other people that one time. Show More Summary

Look at This Ridiculous Dunk from Michigan State’s Adreian Payne at the College Basketball Slam Dunk Contest (GIF)

11 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Michigan State senior Adreian Payne didn’t win the college basketball slam dunk contest last night. He finished third behind Eastern Kentucky’s Marcus Lewis and Baylor’s Cory Jefferson. However, if the contest wasn’t a progressive round by round affair, and instead awarded the title to whoever threw down the best dunk of the night, Payne would […]

Marcus Lewis' Prodigious Dunking Ability Will Get Him on NBA Teams' Radar

If you didn't know Marcus Lewis before Thursday night, you certainly do now. The Eastern Kentucky star dazzled college basketball fans with a masterful performance en route to winning the 2014 College Slam Dunk Contest. Lewis foughtShow More Summary

College Slam Dunk Contest 2014: Winner, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

The next Grand Slam is on the house for Marcus Lewis, as the Eastern Kentucky star won the 2014 Denny's Slam Dunk Contest. Lewis nearly didn't win, as he missed his first two attempts in the final round, finally connecting on his third...Show More Summary

College Slam Dunk Contest 2014: Viewing Info, Participants for Thursday's Event

The 2014 College Slam Dunk Contest is set to kick off on Thursday evening, and it is sure to be a fun, action-packed spectacle full of college's brightest stars. This is now the 26th year of the event, and in years past, it did not disappoint. Show More Summary

Damian Lillard Throws Down Huge Poster Dunk vs. Lakers

Damian Lillard may not have won this year's convoluted Slam Dunk Contest during NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, but that doesn't mean he didn't deserve to be there. Case in point: this filthy flush over Pau Gasol and Chris Kaman...Show More Summary

Johnny Manziel -- I'M READY FOR A DUNK CONTEST ... Here's the Video Proof

11 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

If you were impressed with Johnny Manziel's basic slam dunk a few weeks ago... wait'll you see the Texas A&M quarterback pull of 4 TRICK JAMS... including a reverse 360!!!Manziel posted a new video today, in which he pulls off 4 dunks --…

NAIA Player Tyler Inman Throws Down Some Sweet Slam Dunks

Ok, that's pretty impressive. Southwestern Christian senior Tyler Inman stole the show at the NAIA dunk contest this week, throwing down two terrific slam dunks that you can see in the video above. [ Instagram, h/t College Basketball Talk] Read more College Basketball news on

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